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is in new york with that story. >> reporter: lanny doesn't have a job this christmas. superstorm sandy destroyed the restaurant where she and her three daughters worked. it also wiped out the first floor of their home in breezy point, new york. >> do you just want to be back in your home, even if it's not going to be the same? >> reporter: volunteers are trying to make that happen. days before christmas, seven of them put up insulation, an expensive job that this single mother says she just doesn't have money for right now. >> it's a relief. it's like a burden off your shoulders. fabulous. they're such kind, thoughtful people. >> reporter: the family won't be back in their house this christmas. in fact, they don't expect the work to be complete here until the spring. but they say knowing others volunteered their time to make their christmas a little brighter is the best gift they could have received. they aren't the only ones getting help from operation blessing. in october, sandy caused billions in damage and devastated this waterfront community. >> this has been an area that has been
there may be only two people at the fiscal cliff negotiating table. according to the new york times house speaker john boehner says he wants to negotiate directly with president obama. he has asked that senate leaders and house minority leader nancy pelosi be excluded from future talks. and clearing a negotiating room improves the chances for success. just 25 minutes from now the closely watched monthly unemployment report will be released for november. coming up at 5:15 what economists say the numbers released this morning don't accurately reflect the current jobs market. >>> time now 5:05. reports an oakland church youth group visiting florida today is out of money and their belongings because thieves broke into their van. a group of 24 teenagers and young adults were eating at a restaurant yesterday. about an hour after arriving for a weekend youth conference. they are saying thieves broke into their van, stole $12,000 cash. one member of the group was able to have money wired to them so they at least spent last night in a hotel. there is no word yet if this group plans to come back to
in pennsylvania, upstate new york and some new england states. thousands are now stranded at airports across the country. >> you can't change it so you take it for what it is and make the best of a bad situation. >> in the bay area dozens of flights to the east coast were also grounded. bay area airports have also had days of delays because of rain here and with more rain expected on friday the local flight delays could continue through new year's. >> a hospital is set to reopen today after it was forced to close because of sandy. 300 had to be evacuated from the medical center at the time of the storm. the hospital received $150 million in federal aid. some outpatient services have already been back in operation since last month. >>> and a vigil was held for two new york firefighters shot to death on monday night. dozens of people turned out in the community of webster new york. they braved frigid temperatures to take part in the memorial. the suspect set his house on fire and then started shooting at random before killing himself. two others were hurt and are still in the hospital. >>>
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. the other case is from new york, it challenges the defense of marriage act that requires the government to deny federal benefits to legally married gay couples. it was passed in 1996 and signed by president clinton. reaction in san francisco's castro district included a range of emotions. yesterday's decision means same sex couples in california must put marriage plans on hold. they could have started marrying pleadly if the court denied review. activists say they feel some momentum from the november elections. >> three states legalized same sex marriage just a month ago. the tide is shifting. >> i want it to be tackled. i want to get married and i want to be married in any state. >> many people say they are happy the court will address the issue but they say they understand that the possibility the ruling may go against the very thing they are fighting for. >> opponents of same sex marriage believe the justices will see things there way. >> we are confident that the court is going to up hold the right of the people to amend their own constitution. >> the man who wrote proposition
like pennsylvania and new york. some minor disruptions during the day today. the bigger story is what happens during the day tomorrow. we think we're going to see a widespread severe weather outbreak probably in eastern texas, louisiana, mississippi alabama, and georgia. we may see numerous tornadoes, some of them could be on the strong side. so we urge you to stay vigilant if you're in the southeast. what we also have going on on the northern side of this system is a lot of heavy snow. it's good news and bad news. the good news is a white christmas in places like oklahoma city, little rock and maybe southern parts of st. louis. the bad news is this storm moves into the ohio valley, great lakes, and interior northeast on wednesday. some places seeing over a foot of snow, and that's going to cause major travel problems as we head on into wednesday, especially, and probably thursday morning as well. jeff? >> jeff, thank you very much. >>> ten days after the connecticut school shooting, the debate over gun control continues after the national rifle association took q
parties you are not alone "new york times" reports there is a worldwide helium shortage, the reason a drop in natural gas prices making helium less profitable. new plants under construction in wyoming and overseas are facing delays and maintenance trouble. some party supply stores are turning away customers wanting balloons. others are rationing >> new video provided from airplane manufacturer boeing shows 20,000 potatoes filling seats on a test aircraft, boeing says too)>ly simulate how humans respond to electronic signals from wifi to sport phones. engineers say it avoids filling plane with hundreds of people for long periods of time after the test, boeing donated the potatoes to a food bank. >> sounds like a half baked idea to me. norad saying good-bye to google and hello to microsoft, the santa tracker team will use microsoft's bing mapping service to help track santa's journey around the world for the past five years norad had been using google earth. the partnership broke up when google launched its own competing santa tracking service. >> the tracking starts in four days or three da
explanation for why she chose the actions that she did. >> charlie d'agata in new york thank you. >>> this morning, a vital piece is on its way to the top of america's tallest building. we'll take you there next on "cbs this morning." "this is george. he is a good little monkey and always very curious. america's tallest building. one day george got an important letter. he's built a rocket ship to travel into space." google, how far is earth to the moon? the moon is 238,900 miles... "the great moment had come." 3, 2, 1... [ giggling ] if you're living with moderate to severe crohn's disease, and it feels like your life revolves around your symptoms, ask your gastroenterologist about humira adalimumab. humira has been proven to work for adults who have tried other medications but still experience the symptoms of moderate to severe crohn's disease. in clinical studies, the majority of patients on humira saw significant symptom relief and many achieved remission. humira can lower your ability to fight infections, including tuberculosis. serious, sometimes fatal events, such as in
carthy of new york who lost her husband and merely lost her son to gun violence echoes the president's sentiments now is the time to act. >> this time it is different. you know the time is different because there's so much anger. when you talk to people there's anger behind their voices. why are we allowing this to continue to happen? >> reporter: senator box taking the angle of school safety. she has introduced a new piece of legislation it would allow governors to call on the national guard to help with campus security. >> this could take the form of additional guards at school, as well as capital improvements such as stretch anyone the perimeters of the school and safety procedures itch >> reporter: unsenator boxer's proposal, the federal government would foot the bill. lawmakers are talking about keeping guns out of the hands of mentally ill and requiring background checks at gun shows. nra will hold a news conference friday the group says it is prepared to make meaningful contributions so tragedies like sandy hook never happen again. katie marzullo, abc7 news. >>> today several
with the new york mets. we'll see what he can do at sears. >>> while santa stuffs his sleigh full of is to for girls and boy as couple grads are stuffing boxes of new toy that is just for girls. but as january thon bloom explains, resume nature is different from any doll house you have ever seen. in case you are wondering that is a spinning electric fireplace. in imaginary ski cabin. >> then put stairs to gun to the loft. >>reporter: whole thing built with resume nature a building toy set especially for girls ages stoyx 10. >> today there aren't very many building toys for girls. all do is and princess so we wanted to do something about that. >>reporter: they started the toy company at stanford business accelerator after graduate with class male engineers. >> something needs to be done at earlier stage to get girls to understand that sigh ebbs and engineering are fun and they are an option for them. >>reporter: most doll house teach interior design resume nature teaches structural engineering. >> these are the building pieces for the furniture and include entered that is a
exam. she was admitted to a new york city hospital where doctors will monitor her at least 48 hours. she has been recovering from a stomach virus. she had been planning get to work this work. >>> the government from going over the flip, yet as the -- fiscal cliff, both republicans said they will not vote tonight. they will reconvene tomorrow morning. >> the vote on spending cuts and tax high school thaksd prevent the u.s. from going -- hike, from -- going over the fiscal cliff, still in the final hours. >> the house and senate convened for rare sunday sessions in hoping of bridging major impasses. >> conversations and discussions continue and we remain hopeful that'll get a breakthrough. >> we'll pass a minimalist bill so that we won't go over the cliff and then i think we have to go from there. >> on nbc's meet the press, president obama made a final pitch for his plan to preserve bush era tax cuts for welt healthy americans. >> a mijor sticking point continues to be -- major annual sticking point, the threshold has waiverd from $250,000 to as high as millionion dollar. the country
health officials are warning of gay men about a recent uptick in meningitis cases in new york city. there is been about 12 cases of the disease were reported among gay men in new york in the past year. meningitis can be transmitted during intimate or sexual contact with someone who was infected. it also be transmitted by sneezing, coughing or sharing drinks are food with an infected person. although there has not been any recent cases in san francisco. health officials are asking those who plan to travel or have recently traveled to new york to consult with their doctor. >> with warnings that this flu season could be one of the worst in recent years to restore farmers is in the bay area will be giving free flu shots to children ages 4 to 18. >> the free vaccination program is called shoe the flu. it is designed to improve or rock community health. the program runs through the end of the year and is being funded by the page family foundation. again it is free. the reynauds took on the denver broncos at the coliseum. the broncos quarterback jason manning through his 30 touchdown bidd
the rainfall has diminished from yesterday. mainly snowfall as we can see through pennsylvania, new york, and through ohio. a number of winter weather advisories. with snowfall rates that could bring 1 ft. in portions of this region. as we take a look of the watches and the warning's there is a winter weather the advisory could produce two-5 in.. however, the pink and the red could produce more snowfall. and in this location near pittsburgh we are going to c 1.5 ft. and gusting. this is going to produce to the east but it will possibly dissipate within 24 hours. >> this high winds and record snowfalls have turned holiday travel into a nightmare before christmas. this satellite photo shows the size of the winter storm now moving into new england. down on earth, the picture is not so pretty. in the upper midwest it is more than a foot deep. >> heavy, wet snow driving hazardous. >> we just dumped in the ditch >> flying unpredictable. >> i'm prayin' >> i'm afraid i wont make it >> hundreds of flights delayed a multi=vehicle pileup in iowa. another one in michigan, some deliveries delayed. bu
their in international operations between new york and london. the deal will not be announced any time soon. we will let you know when word comes down. the transaction would be the latest in a round of mergers that every shape the airline. highlights oil prices may precipitate more takeovers in the future. >> ford is recalling two of its biggest selling and newest models. the 2013 escape cross over. and the fusion mid-size sedan. the automatic said they can overheat and catch fire. ford says that has not been any reported injuries but has 12 reports of a stake fires and one for fusion. this is the third recall for the state. the fusion was up just name green car of the year at the l.a. auto show. >> the amount of global he traffic pollution rose again last year by 3 percent. scientists say it is unlikely that global warming can be limited to a couple of degrees. majority of the increase comes from china and carbon the oxide pollution. the nine states in germany are the only two countries to reduce their carbon dioxide pollution. that amounts to two, 4 million lbs. of carbon dioxide released into the air
to fees that call providers are allowed to charge prisoners in some states. here in new york, where fees are banned, rates can go as low as 5¢ a minute. but in places like colorado, inmates did charge almost 90¢ a minute. the sec is planning to open the public comment about reducing rates nationwide. >> the u.s. population is said to hit 350 million by the new year's day. it has an increase of less than 1 percent since april 2010, which was the last time the population snapshot was taken. the growth rate is lower than projected. laura bird and immigration rates are believed to be the reason. the u.s. population is expected to be nearly 400 million by 2015. that's nearly 40 million fewer people than initially projected. we will be right back. óó >> let's take a quick look outside. here is a shot from san francisco from van ness ave. let's check in with janu for your first forecast. >> the system that was bringing us more stirred yesterday has been pushed out of the area. we are still dealing with lingering sprinkler and through the south bay as well as parts of the peninsula. taking a
in new york state. high winds are going to delay flights from new york and newark and washington d.c. >> president obama is scheduled to attend the final memorial service for the late hawaii senator daniel inouye. he died from respiratory complications. he was the second longest serving senator are in history. >>> harry reid is asking for an announce mint on who his successor will be before the end of the year. >>> governor mark sanford may run for his former seat in congress. he was considered a rising gop star until he van niched from south carolina for five days back in 2009. he said he was hiking the appalachian trail. he later acknowledged he was visiting his miss stress in argentina. he served three terms before being elected to governor. his ex-wife is also interested in running for the seat >>> a fight between two black jack dealers hands one in the hospital and one behind bars. police say the fight happened between two female dealers and one woman stabbed the other in the face. police aren't sure what sparked the fight. it comes one week after a deadly shooting in the lobb
with no signs of progress. stay with abc7 morning news, 6:30 the opening bell live from the new york stock exchange. 6:45 live to jane king for an update. >>> in a few hours pearl harbor survivors as well as military and coast guard veterans will place a wreath in alameda to mark the 71st anniversary of the japanese attack on the pearl harbor base in hawaii. it will be followed by a 20 within gun salute. more than 2400 americans died when the japanese bombed pearl harbor in a surprise attack december 7th, 1941. the attack helped usher the u.s. into world war ii. 3:45 in afternoon sons and daughters of survivors will attend the 48th annual beacon lighting in honor of pearl harbor day. >>> the iphone is likely coming to t-mobile in the new year, the company says it will add apple products in 2013 the company didn't mention the iphone by name and misses say it is likely the -- >>> san francisco-based site zynga wants a real money gambling experience for users. the company has filed an application for a gambling license with nevada regulators. zynga need as decisional revenue sources interests
from new york to tell us what is coming up on your show. good morning. >> hey, carolyn, good morning to you. good morning to lisa and good morning to everyone in san francisco. we have a little breaking news this morning. the life or death rescue mission. troops swooping in to save an american doctor held by the taliban. and this morning kate middleton is stepping out. and we are hearing more from the family of the nurse who died after being on the wrong side of the prank call. we will hear from reporter stationed in australia this morning about reaction on the ground. and some relief at the gas station just in times for the holidays. prices dropping to almost three dollars a gallon. how low will they go and what is going on here? we will get an update on that. and the story everybody is talking about this morning is this right here, what you are looking at. is this the new jersey shore? m tv is certainly hoping so. it's called buck wild and it's not even on the air but it's already making people very, very mad. why one senator from west virginia wants m tv to pull the whole plug on
a new york city firefighter like his uncle and cousin. >> our son had so much love to give to this world. and he was supposed to have a lifetime of bringing that light to the world. >>oqzñ after one somber funeral, mourners packed pews to remember a 6-year-old caroline. her parents say she was quote a blessing from god, brought joy to everyone she touched. throughout the area, four more farewells for charlotte bacon, chase, principal, and a 27-year-old victoria soto. the nation remembers soto as the teacher who lost her life trying to save her young students. her family remembering her for so much more. >> just her face. and the smile. happiness she had. >> when students returned to classes in a school, they will be greeted by donna page, returning to the position. in newtown, connecticut abc 7 news. >> and stay with abc 7 for coverage of the shooting tragedy in newtown, abc 7 news reporter laura anthony will bring us an update at 5:00. you can sign up for breaking news alerts. >> with the nation attention on guns in the wake of newtown one neighborhood is suffering gun violence on a da
town about 60 miles northeast of new york city. the death toll at the sandy hook elementary school stands at 26, including 20 children, some of them kindergarteners. and the principal of the school was killed as well. the gunman, 20-year-old adam lanza, armed with two handguns, opened fire in the kindergarten classroom where his mother was a teacher. her body was found later at her home. after the shootings, the police say adam lanza took his own life at the school. jim axelrod tells us how it all unfolded. jim? >> reporter: well, scott, it was just before -- just after 9:00 this morning at the sandy hook elementary school, which is right down the road here, a kindergarten through fourth grade school, so early this kids were still delivering their attendance list from their classrooms to the main office. as we say, a little after 9:00, the gunman apparently walked into the school and started shooting. police got 911 calls and kids could hear screaming coming over the intercom. the school was quickly placed on lockdown. teachers locking doors, pulling shades, keeping kids away from
and neighbors attended a pair of funerals today. one was more jack pinto, a fan of the new york giants football team. and the other, noah pozner, a boy interested in mechanical things. one of noah's rabbis read a family statement outside. >> noah, his classmates, and the heroic teachers who gave their lives trying to protect them are with god in heaven. now it's our responsibility to bring heaven down to earth. act by act, good deed by good deed, until we reach the day when no family will need to endure grief and sorrow. >> sandy hook elementary is closed as police continue their investigation. but classes will resume tomorrow in some other schools nearby. >>> around the country people are lighting candles tonight for the victims of the newtown school shooting. cbs 5 reporter was at one such vigil in gilroy. >> reporter: here in gilroy, 3,000 miles from newtown, connecticut, there's still one thing that they can do. >> bow your head and say often in prayer. father, i ask that you be with us tonight, lord. >> reporter: about 70 people attended a candlelight vigil at the south valley community ch
destroyed in upstate new york after what we showed you yesterday live on our air here where the firefighters went to respond to a house fire and someone started shooting at them. let me go back and i'll tell you who the name of the shooter is now we know that this morning. william spengler is the one who police say set his own home on fire and then fired shots at the firefighters when they showed up. sean carroll tells us it's not spengler's first run-in with police. >> the first police officer managed to exchange fire with spengler who laid in wait. >> he was shooting at a berm near the home where he can barricaded himself with his weapons to shoot the innocent responders. and i will say the first webster police officers to respond engaged the shooter in probably in all likelihood, saved many lives. >> reporter: spengler's criminal past dates back to july, 1980, the death of his grandmother. >> spengler lived alone at this house for over 40 years. she was found dead at the floor of the dwelling by her grandson, william spengler, who lives next door. spengler discovered the body at 12:45 p.m
. in a joint statement on the matter, governor andrew cuomo of new york and new jersey governor chris christie say, this money will help their states recover, repair, and rebuild. they also say, their request includes funding to invest in efforts to protect the region from impact of storms like sandy. both governors recently went to washington to lobby lawmakers for federal funds. >> a new jobs report shows. a big drop in the nations unemployment. last month, 146- thousand jobs were added in the u-s. right now, the unemployment rate is 7-point-7 percent. that number does not include people who have stopped looking for work. still - it is the lowest percentage in 4-years. kron 4's justine waldman has a closer look at employment growth here in the bay area. and shows us where the jobs are here >> according to the california employment development department. there are jobs in the bay area. you just need to know where to look. ruth kavanagh's job is to watch the job numbers. she tells me. the latest figures show the labor market is improving. >> some growth is recovery from the downturn that we h
a new york home with his 10-year-old niece cameras were rolling as a suspect jumped out a window runs to the front of the house. police rush in and take him down. oh, and by the way, so did some family members who pitched in to help out. police eventually too bad him into custody. but not before a very chaotic scene. nobody was hurt. i imagine that guy got a little bruised up by family members. >> but they're lucky it was just bruised up. when you get in that situation, that could be very dangerous. >>> all right. 5:15. let's get a check on the roads. >> all right. gianna, that's your domain. >> that's my forte. we'll head to city streets in san francisco. cate will have more details in a live report but right now lanes are blocked four lanes at essex at folsom. this is due to an accidents where a vehicle took out a fire hydrant so they had a big water mess in the area. this will affect accessing the bay bridge. eastbound bay bridge the ramp may b blocked. lower deck traffic okay. on the upper deck of the bay bridge no problems. the ramp accessing the bay bridge from essex street may
. later this morning, new york mayor michael bloomberg will make a gun violence announcement. >>> of course people attending religious service have been trying to make sense of the events in connecticut even as they pray for the victims. parishioners gathered at st. mary's cathedral yesterday in san francisco. some people are feeling anger and other emotions that lead them to question their faith. >> our faith is shaken occasionally but that's why it's so important to have a strong faith and to remain consistent in our faith in good times so that when difficult times such as these come about, we can fall back and rely on that faith. >> and church leaders at st. mary's say of course there are no easy answers. they say above all, it's important to talk about it. and for continuing coverage of the story visit our website, cbssf.com. >>> we want to update you now on a developing story we first brought you early this morning. investigators still on the scene of a home invasion robbery. you are look at san francisco's sunset neighborhood. police say a family was tied one duct tape
and is hoping for an early present here today. from new york city, please welcome kristina white-chagani. hey, kristina. >> thank you. [cheers and applause] >> yeah, i understand, you don't celebrate christmas just on christmas. that's not enough. >> no, no, why would you waste christmas on just christmas when you could celebrate it all year-round? >> so do you keep a tree all year-round, an artificial tree?
in connecticut and new york.funerals or memorials for six more victims. people in newtown are mourning and hurting.but support from across the u-s is helping them get through it. it's the same heart- wrenching scene over and over in newtown. groups of mourners.paying respects.and laying to rest the victims of last friday's shooting. 26 christmas trees line this street. 27 guardian angels representing the lives lost.including the shooter's mother. young women collect donations and hand out christmas ornaments. coffee and food at this local shop are free - thanks to anonymous donations from all over the country. >> it is really in a nice thing people come and and really need it is heartwarming. it >>reporter: the emotional wounds are still fresh. today >> i think that for some it is too soon to forget the need to go to the process, the grieving. before there is even room for forgiveness. >>reporter: today, invesgtigators finished processing suspect adam lanza's home. that's where the rampage began.with lanza killing his mother in her sleep. nancy lanza was also laid to rest today in a h
post and the new york times later in the week as part of its come together campaign. >> rumors that a second generation ipad mini with eight right now display is set to lions ahead of apple's typical annual schedule that share have been swirling. now it appears that apple's full- size ipad may be sticking to its new semi and release schedule. new reports suggest that apple's plans to launch a new standard, lauder 9.7 in. ipad as soon as march 2013. the fourth ipad model was just released last month along side the ipad mini, but march was also suggested in recent red ipad mini remorse. >> we will be right back. heavy snowfall in the sierra is causing dangerous conditions for skiers. in the past three days, two people have died and two others have been injured after being called in separate avalanches. kron 4 urs of charles clifford has details. >> a snow border was caught in an avalanche on monday. they stated that heavy amounts of new snow is sitting on unstable snow which is causing danger. during this latest cause of dangers they have issued advisories are around tahoe. this
in new york for the best lay -- player in the land. there were three finalists. the winner is. >> and now, the 2012 winner of the heisman memorial trophy is johnny manzel. >> the drama. johnny manzel accounted for 4700 yards this year for texas a&m. he led them to a 10-2 record including an upset of then a top-ranked alabama. manzel becomes the first freshman ever to win the heisman. >> to be invite into this fraternity, what a pleasure it really is. i would like to start by thanking the heisman trust and everyone who made the weekend possible. when a great experience was it to meet the people i have, mantai and collin, not only great football players but great guys off the field as well. >> now known as johnny heisman. >> and bowl season kicks off next week. regular season wrapped up yesterday. the army-navy game works of the fiercest rivalries in football. this is a love hate rivalry. both love when they defend our country but not in the game. 12-7, mid-ship men. the army, 11-yard run ties the game at 7. under five minutes to go. army up three. navy quarterback scoots to the corner. rey
the christmas tree, new york lights the empire state building! here you see the top of the empire state building glowing with red and green lights. the lighting is -- of course -- in honor of christmas. with just one exception, this is how the empire state building will look every night through january 6th. santa clauses in japan taking to the slopes this holiday season. you can see them here, skiing down the slope. they also handed out candy and took some kids for their own ride down the mountain on sleds. >> 4:52. we will be back, this live look outside at the golden gate bridge. traffic it is easy and light. many people on vacation. and a reminder to catch doctor phil right after the kron four morning news at 10 a-m. >> rihanna shows us what the season of giving is all about. plus, is ben affleck considering a move from elizabeth corridan has today's hollywood minute. >> she has donated or $1 million to the hospital in barbados. in honor of her grandmother. and also, ben f. le is thinking about the political agenda. >> i do not want to speculate about my political future. >> he was testifying
$60 million. in a joint statement, new york governor andrew cuomo in new jersey gov. chris christie sake, the money will help their states recover, repair, and rebuilt. if they also say the money will be used to protect a region from future storms. both governors recently went to washington to lobby lawmakers for federal funds. american airlines pilots overwhelmingly approved a new labor deal it could help the company out of bankruptcy. the allied pilots association says that three-quarters of its nearly 8000 pilots voted for the agreement. the deal includes some compromises on work rules and but benefits. >> shock, sadness and anger in england this morning. a nurse treating the duchess of cambridge, kate middleton for pregnancy complications apparently took her own life. it happened after that nurse took the price call from to australia and disk jockeys. they were pretended to be queen elizabeth who wanted to check what milton. the nurse put the call through. kron 4 urs catherine heenan has the story. >> this host call was heard around the world. the host of a radio show stated tha
at sandy hook reignited the raging debate over gun control. >> new york city mayor michael bloomberg stepped up the new laws. >> i'm an american what he's your question? ? president obama made a new fiscal cliff offer, tax rates will go up on incoming above $400,000. >> the pacific northwest slammed by blinding mountain snow drenching rain and some damaging winds, knocked out power to thousands. >>> kicked around on the ground! that's the way this game should end, that's the way the jets' season should end. ugly and a loss. >>> jim boeheim a winner of 900 basketball games. >> and all that matters. >> we'll all miss him. that's a gross understatement. he's certainly one of the giants of the senate. >> richard engel and his crew are safe after they were kidnapped and held inside syria for five days. >> i hope we can laugh tonight after a horrible weekend. i just want the people in connecticut to know that we do not take what you're going through lightly and we are thinking about you here a lot, all of us. >>> welcome to "cbs this "cbs this morning." students are goi
'm six years old from ps1-15 queens new york. i feel very sad about everything. i don't understand why somebody would do this to little kids like us. i'll miss you all love tristen. >> there is a boy named jack on the victim's list we don't know him personally but he could have been our son. >> reporter: this was a big vigil last night in virginia ford which is about 40 minutes from sandy hook. hundreds gathered to remember the victims especially -- once she realized there was a gunman at her school she hid her students in closets and cabinets. when he arrived she told him the kids were in the gym he shot her and left all those kids were saved. coming up in the next hour we will talk to a pennsylvania commissioner county commissioner from pennsylvania who drove here last night to bring his messages of support from his community to sandy hook. live in sandy hook, connecticut i'm john sasaki. >> sandy hook teacher katelyn is being created with helping save the lives of her 14 students. her mother is speaking out about what he did to keep them safe. >> she told all the kids to get in the
. >> new york giants football fan. on figuring out how things work mechanically with the 20 children and six adult were killed in side of sandy hook elementary. truckloads of school supplies were removed from that elementary school to one and the middle school 7 mi. away. that is our class's are expected to resume for sandy hook elementary school students. also, at the arts, crafts, games anything to distract these young minds from the tragic reality that they are facing. the police are signs that this could take a very long time. with adam lanza's computer was seized by authorities. however, is believed to be inoperable. class. grant lodes has the latest. the first funerals were held giants fan. and noah ponzer out how things worked and six adults were killed hook elementary school. today, truck loads of school supplies were moved from the elementary school to middle school 7 miles away. eventually resume for sandyalso today.a day of fun from those students at newtownarts and crafts, games. police say the investigation may take a long time. in the home they shared.then went on the r
mostly cloudy skies there. got some snow out in denver and mostly to partly cloudy. chicago and new york chilly, as well. so our afternoon highs once again we are going to see sunshine but these temperatures are not going to bump out of the mid-50s. mid-50s in oakland. 52 in san francisco. 51 out in fairfield and livermore. pretty similar to what we saw yesterday in fact. all right. here's your forecast. over the next several days, that rain makes a comeback thursday evening. and then it's sticking around things remaining unsettled friday straight into the weekend until we finally dry out christmas eve and christmas day on monday and tuesday. that's a check of your seven- day forecast. back to you guys. >> looking good. thanks. >>> reaction is expected from capitol hill this morning on a just-released report about that deadly attack on the u.s. consulate in libya. the report says grossly inadequate security because of management failures is to blame. ambassador chris stevens of the bay area along with three other americans were killed in the attack. the report concludes there was no prot
by the tragedy as the president and as a parent. a coalition of lawmakers including the new york city mayor has called on the president to send a bill to congress addressing gun violence. >> local churches are offering prayers for those stricken with grief. >> we will pray for the families. >> reporter: about a hundred people came together to find hope and comfort through prayer last night at the goss pell church in oakland. the pastor preempted the regular friday night service and called for people of faith to unite and stand together. >> realizing that when things happen all we have is each other. you know to hold each other up whether we are in california or concouldn't. >> children and adults stood in a circle, held hands and prayed for the families in connecticut struggling to come to terms with their grief and loss. other churches will be holding similar services this weekend. >>> still much more coverage ahead on the connecticut school shooting. you can post your sympathies by going to the ktv channel 2 facebook page where you can share your thoughts on our wall. >> caltrain service
for watching us. i'm george stephanopoulos in new york, have a good day. . >>> that was a lot of bells, too many bells. >>> indeed. welcome back to the abc7 morning news. 6:37 on this friday morning. we are also following a big local story. >>> that's right the weather kicking off what looks to be a three day long very wet storm. >>> good morning. light to heavy north bay nearly an inch of rain overnight in santa rosa, yellows and oranges there. let's start near st. helena back warm springs road north of glen ellen cotati old adobe to petaluma moderate rain and light to moderate towards petaluma marshal road and point reyes, also around guerneville up the highway gender fort ross moderate to heavy rain there -- there is flooding in forestville right now on 116. the rain is now getting close to the golden gate bridge, also towards richmond making that southerly push going to be here in the heart of the bay by 7:00, in the south bay by 9:00. >>> friday light at the bay bridge toll, no metering lights yet, minor delay for cash paying folks not too bad, lanes carpool lanes flowing5 nicely not e
onto subway tracks and new york. if police took 30 year-old naeem davis into custody on the same day the family of the victim, 58 year road ki- suck han, spoke to the press. davis is accused of pushing han on to the subway tracks monday. he is charged with second-degree intentional murder and second-degree murder with depraved indifference to human life. detectives say that davis' claim that han was bothering him and would not leave him alone. >> three southern california men accused of plotting terrorist attacks against the u.s. pleaded not guilty in federal court. they enter their pleas in a riverside court yesterday. prosecutors say that the three have been planning for almost a year to join al qaeda and the taliban in afghanistan and carried out terrorist attacks. they were planning to leave for afghanistan just a few days before that were arrested last month. >> welcome back. we do have the weekly unemployment numbers and they were expected to be elevated to the super storm sandy. they dropped by 75,000. concerns about the fiscal cliff and there are new news that there are no me
live from the new york stock exchange. >>> i'm waiting for them to reap a deal many taxes are already high here any way bay area for closures down sharply. over all san francisco filing down 57% from a year ago biggest drop in san mateo, property values some of the most stable in the nation. senior economist putting san francisco on the top 10 residental real estate markets of 2013 based on job growth, low vacancy rates. san francisco has one of the healthiest markets and least likely to give surprises. san jose is not on the list because inventory is too tight there. so far this morning similar to what we've been doing so much lately, a little change, cautious trade, light volume, lower across the board. bloomberg index down a bit. you may know them as an online retail we are big warehouses amazon has received a patent on technology that provides air bags and other forms of protection for cell phones and poverty able devices this covers air bags, -- safety monitoring systems that detect when a device is dropped. one in three cell phones damaged or lost in the first year of ownership
wrestling, skiing and football was buried in the jersey of his favorite new york giant football player, victor cruz. funeralsfunerals and the many memorials that popped up. >> you love to be able to help people at a time like this. i always feel flowers comfort people but this is so overwhelming, one of those things you read about and it isn't going to happen here. >> reporter: the florist association is helping out in anyway it can. this school has been closed down for two years, it will serve as the new home for sandy hook elementary school. and today one moving truck brought in furniture and supplies from sandy hook elementary school. >> it is great for the kids. you know, maybe to go somewhere. this is great for him. >> reporter: his three daughters made a sign welcoming their new neighbors. >> went to home depot, they gave them all the material free. >> reporter: coming up at 6:00 p.m., you will hear from a parent, and what was happening at other area schools. live in newton, connecticut, john sasaki, ktvu channel 2 news. >> another victim of the shooting was laid to rest today. >
in front of them any day. >> funerals were also held for two more children. >>> today new york giants receiver victor cruz fought back tears while talking about his meeting with the family of jack pinto. he was buried wearing a victor cruz jersey. cruz also gave the family his cleats that he wrote jack's name on. >>> the investigation continues into a motive in the shooting. investigators were back at adam lanza's home. the post reports adam lanza's mother, nancy may have been in the process of committing him to a psychiatric facility. nancy volunteered at sandy hook elementary school and adam believed she cared more about the children than about him. >> as we told you the president created a task force today headed by vice president joe biden to propose new gun laws. we wanted to find out what people think of the call for gun control. ktvu's mike mibach went to a gun store today. what do they think? >> reporter: they like his take on getting more mental health resources. today the president's words were heard loud and clear. >> reporter: this is canyon sports. >> made in america. >>
a higher open overall for markets this morning. in spite of weak numbers on manufacturing here in the new york area. optimism might be because president obama and house speaker appear to be getting closer on fiscal cliff talks. bloomberg index is trading up. we continue to watch apple shares. they did slip below 500 early this morning in the pre-market. citigroup says apple's asian suppliers have been posting lower orders for the iphone 5. can you see see and touch but hear and taste and smell things off the devices. this is your suit of artificial intelligence has been ongoing for years. they are taking a cognitive computing more seriously these days. i'm jane king, bloomberg news. >> we have a storm, not a very cold one. >> very mild out this morning. temperatures in the 50s. that is where they are going to stay the better part of the day. steady rain in the santa cruz mountains, where the rain is falling, light rain, more impressive, we have lights shining on and three dimensional image and smashing it into two dimensional image. it looks heavier than it is and causing slickness on 35
, is in the southwestern part of the state. it's roughly 80 miles northeast of new york city. the population is about 27,500 people and encompasses will 60 square miles about the same size as carmel-by-the-sea here in california. there are four elementary schools in newtown. sandy hook where the shootings took place is a kindergarten through fourth grade school. >>> now, the children described terror as they told their parents about how they cowered in the classrooms. while their teachers locked doors and ordered them to hide. here's how some of those students and their parents explained what happened today. >> somebody yelled, get to a safe place. >> teacher pulled me into her classroom. >> reporter: inside sandy hook elementary school, children were caught in the chaos. >> teacher said had to close the blinds and had to close the blinds and had to shut off the lights and [ indiscernible ] >> reporter: outside, the first family members on the scene witnessed a horrific site. >> three children that came out, one of them was -- had a very bloody face, it was a very violent scene. they were in the arms of
into new york. around the bay area, 50s and maybe some low 60s this afternoon in the south bay and that will be about it. and then we are going to catch a break. toward tomorrow, just a slight chance of maybe a shower or two. but really partly cloudy skies. wednesday looks dry. but a return to some stormy weather on thursday staying unsettled right into the weekend, gianna. >> it's going to be a tough weekend with all that rain. let's head over to the roadways now. 121 also known as silverado trail is completely shut down now due to an accident that may have hit a pole and took out some wires so there's lots of activity and crews on the scene trying to clean up the situation between stone crest drive and hagen road the 1800 block of sill rather is rad doe trail so give yourself some extra time to get around that area. they should have that reopened by 7:00 this morning. the rest of the bay area slick surfaces. 880 both directions looking good, somewhat windy. 15 minutes between 238 and the maze. now, the rest of the east bay nice travel times so far. altamont pass not showing a
from new york to los angeles asked for an outright ban on assault weapons. >> it's clear that gun is not for the streets. it's not for sports. it's really a gun of war. >> reporter: san francisco mayor ed lee and oakland mayor jean quan agree with the federal assault weapons ban that's already in place in california. the two cities just had their largest gun buy-back event taking 600 firearms off the streets. >> but the reality is we can buy back hundreds but if we can't stop the flow into nevada and increasingly now for the internet and other sources, this is where we really need and that's why you see the mayors across the country trying to put pressure on the federal government. >> reporter: but will public sentiment last long enough to fight strong lobbying groups like the nra? san jose mayor chuck reed weighed in. >> i think people have a right to not necessarily use assault weapons anytime anywhere they want and i think within the limits of the constitution, there are things we can do and we should. >> some may see it as a smart political move and it may turn out to be but t
today to remember a comrade killed in the line of duty responding to a fire in upstate new york. the casket held the body of volunteer firefighter and police lieutenant michael chiapperini. the 43 year old was one of two firefighters gunned down, police say by an ex- con who deliberately set his house on fire to lure fire crews into a deadly ambush. each law enforcement officer passed by lieutenant chiapperini's casket. the funeral for 19 year old volunteer firefighter tomasz kaczowka is scheduled for tomorrow. >>> 2012 is drawing to a close. and tonight kron4 is looking back at the stories what that story -- tonight at eight-30. but first, the new year, usually means new laws. the bay area city where there won't be anymore free parking on sundays -- and a lot of people not happy about it. >>> i think it is not good! >>> many people are unhappy that a long standing tradition is about to be a thing of the parking meters will no longer be free on sundays starting in january. kron4's maureen kelly explains how the new parking enforcement plan will work. >> reporter: time is running
little jack pinto. little buddy wrestler. he was an avid new york giants fan. in fact, he was buried in a giant jersey. >> new town is forever changed. we came today as 18. that is a we are. >> most new town students will return to school this morning. >> students of sandy hook elementary will not. >> trucks filled with school materials headed to a neighboring town for a neighboring middle school. >> with the children come in the wall to the classroom that is as close as possible to the one they left. >> there is no official date when sandy hook will resume. i am natish lance reporting. >> the national largest gun rights group the national rifle association has gone silent. >> the groups face book page has disappeared and it is not sent a message on twitter since the extent of the connecticut shooting became clear. >> the nra leaders have approached on sunday talk shows. >> during past crew best- crisis since the group defended the rights of gun owners. but in cases, one political strategist says the nra's approach is possibly that-probably wise given the emotions involved. >> meanwh
in u.s. history in newtown, a middle class community 60 miles outside of new york sti we have new information on the gunman in this shool shooting. >> yes. we're getting a first look at the gunman tonight. we sponsible for the connecticut school massacre this, is adam lanz yachl the 20-year-old police say gunned down 26 people teed in an elementary school in newtown before killing himself. 20 of the victims were children. police say weapons were purchased legally registered to his mother, nancy killed at her home in newtown. we have new video of the shooter's brother, ryan lanza being detained for question in new jersey. he's under arrest. officials say he has been cooperative. police say ryan lanza has no connection to the shootings today and says he has not been in touch with his brother, adam for several years. that is the latest live in the newsroom, abc 7 news. >> not a suspect but appeared to be in handcuffs there. >> schools around the bay area doing their part to try to keep p help students, as well as parents and staff deal with the tragedy. >>. >> yes. hi. at this high s
blow. >> it doesn't feel like new york, i feel like i am in a third world country right now >> so the governors of two states hard hit by sandy are taking their case to washington: new jersey governor chris christie meeting with white house and capitol hill officials thursday. new york governor andrew cuomo made the trip monday. combined, they're asking for more than 7 7 -billion federal dollars for relief. >> this is a big situation, big numbers, there need to be more conversations, but we are not going to stop until it is done. >> we are trying to get to a place where we can help the region recover as quickly as possible. >> white house press secretary jay carney said wednesday it's too early to say how much relief money the obama administration will request---he pointed out the administration has already designated more than two-billion dollars.transportation secretary ray lahood announced ten million more dollars for new jersey thursday. the governors' requests come as washington is caught in heated debates on how to avoid the fiscal cliff. in washington, emily schmidt, kron4
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